PALO ALTO (CBS SF) — Busy parents in Silicon Valley have a new option to get their busy kids to their after-school activities when Mommy or Daddy can’t get away – a luxury van shuttle service from Mercedes-Benz.
The youth transportation service is called Boost and is available to families in Palo Alto, Los Altos, Menlo Park and Mountain View.READ MORE: Former Police Captain Wounded During Fatal Shooting At Oakland Gas Station
According to Boost, children will get the “deluxe royal treatment” aboard Mercedes-Benz passenger vans with dedicated drivers and concierges.
Backed by the best of Mercedes-Benz, Boost uses award-winning, eco-friendly Mercedes-Benz Sprinter vans, on-board white-glove service from two trained, adult professionals aboard each vehicle, and a real- time view of your child’s trip to deliver a premier experience.READ MORE: Family Killed On Hike In Sierra National Forest Died From Extreme Heat
A one-way trip costs $22 with discounts applied to multiple-ride bundles.
Parents can track the shuttle’s progress with an accompanying smartphone app and be alerted when their child is picked up and dropped off.MORE NEWS: Supply Chain Issues: 'There Really Are Problems Everywhere,' Even For Small Companies
The service is a product of the luxury automaker’s Research & Development of North America division, which has been based in Palo Alto since 1995.